SIMFEROPOL, January 5. Residents of Henichesk in the Kherson region of Ukraine “no luck with the country”. So the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov commented on the beginning of deliveries of Russian gas from the Peninsula to the South of the neighboring country.
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“The people and the government of Ukraine is absolutely different people. And we are ready to support the people of Ukraine in a difficult period, he said. – We are not strangers, regardless of their nationality, who want to live in a normal country. Unfortunately, im not lucky as unlucky before us. But we believe that regardless of the relationship between the governments of Ukraine with our leadership, citizens of Ukraine should not suffer”.
Aksyonov recalled that the gas supplied from Crimea to southern Ukraine last year. “Then put about 330 thousand cubic meters of gas to Genichesk, he said. – This year the same way, when I received a request to help our neighbors in difficult period, I reported to the leadership of our country. The President has decided to resume delivery”.
According to the head of the Crimea, in Henichesk already shipped about 14 thousand cubic meters of gas. “They have the system pressure has doubled, I just heard from the leaders of “Chernomorneftegaz”. And the fact that they all turned on its head – it’s really common for the Ukrainian propaganda machine. They lie raised to the rank of state policy. Don’t worry about it”, he said the denial of supplies of Russian gas by Naftogaz.
The order of the President of the Russian Federation
Russian “Chernomorneftegaz” (the Crimea) has started supplying gas to the city of Genichesk of the Kherson region in southern Ukraine on 4 January.
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Deliveries are arranged by order of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the request of the mayor of Genichesk.
As explained to journalists the head of “Chernomorneftegaz” Igor Shabanov, daily volume of supplies will amount to 20 thousand cubic meters, depending on weather and consumption. According to him, gas supply from the territory of Crimea will be carried out during cold weather to compensate for peak consumption settlements near Genichesk. The head of “Chernomorneftegaz” will not comment on the issue of payment for gas delivered.
Why Henichesk remained without gas
More than 1.5 thousand residents of Genichesk were left without gas due to severe frosts. January 2 in the city due to lowering the air temperature below -14 degrees and limited capacity of gas Small field there was decrease in the pressure in the municipal pipeline.
Henichesk district, Kherson region receives gas from Small fields, but in the winter in reverse mode, the gas is further passed from the Crimea.